Martrese is a dynamic design professional with over twenty years of experience in various aspects of corporate graphic design, including 17 years at the Estée Lauder Companies in New York, where she specialized in public relations, packaging production, and design operations experience.
After moving West to Portland, Oregon, in 2008, she worked for seven years as the lead graphic designer at a family-owned equestrian apparel and supply company – quite appropriate for a designer who has never quite outgrown her childhood love of drawing ponies! She is currently a freelance graphic designer/art director/project manager who develops creative ideas and produces cost-effective solutions to meet clients’ needs for product packaging, logos, websites, advertising, books, magazines, posters, exhibitions and displays, corporate communications, and corporate identity.
Martrese’s high-energy joie de vivre is readily apparent whether she’s directing a photoshoot at work or traveling the world to participate in the agony and glory of running marathons. She also enjoys horseback riding, SCUBA diving, volunteering in Portland’s Mt. Tabor Park, and serving on the board of directors of the Friends of Mt. Tabor Park.